Lives of the fellows

Thomas Alvey

b.? d.1704
AB Oxon(1662) AM(1667) MB(1669) MD(1671) FRCP(1676)

Thomas Alvey, MD, was the son of London merchant, and was educated at Merton college, Oxford, of which house he became probationary fellow in January, 1663. He proceeded AB 11th November, 1662; AM 14th May, 1667; MB 22nd June, 1669; and MD 1st July, 1671. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1673; and a Fellow 30th September, 1676. He was Censor in 1683;(1) Harveian Orator, 1684; and was appointed an Elect 21st January, 1703-4. Dr Alvey was certainly dead 21st May, 1704, when Dr Goodall was named Elect in his place.

He was the author of a short tract, entitled Dissertatiuncula Epistolaris, unde pateat Urinæ Materiam potius è sero Sanguinis quàm è sero ad Renes transmitti. 4to. Lond.1680.

William Munk

[(1) In the year of his Censorship he gave to the then College in Warwick-lane a Turkey carpet. “1683, Oct. v. Comitiis Cens: Quando tapetem Turcicum a Smyrna allatum eorum mensæ insternendum Dr Alvey, dono daturum se promisit et paulo post benigne præstitit.”]

(Volume I, page 389)

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